Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (68-84) scored fewer runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (88-65), 13-7, last night in the finale of their three-game series at Petco Park.

Dinelson Lamet (7-7, 4.15) allowed six runs on six hits and a walk in five and a third innings with four strikeouts. David Peralta hit a solo home run to lead off the first inning. Jake Lamb hit a solo home run in the second inning. J.D. Martinez hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning. A.J. Pollock hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning.

Robbie Ray (14-5, 2.74) gave up five runs in four and a third innings on five hits and five walks while striking out six. Rocky Gale hit his first Major League home run, a two-run shot in the second inning. Hunter Renfroe hit three home runs: a two-run in the third inning and solo shots in the fifth inning and the ninth inning. Christian Villanueva hit his first Major League home run in the fifth inning.

There were a total of nine home runs hit in this game, a new Petco Park single game record.

The Colorado Rockies come to Petco Park for four games to finish out the Padres home schedule for 2017 beginning tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Clayton Richard (7-14, 4.82) gets the start tonight against Tyler Anderson (5-5, 5.28).
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (54-67) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (72-47) last night, 2-1, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (11-8, 3.98) allowed one run on three hits and four walks while striking out six in five innings. Adam Lind‘s sacrifice fly scored Howie Kendrick in the third inning. Ryan Zimmerman hit a solo home run off Kirby Yates in the eighth inning.

Edwin Jackson (4-2, 3.43) gave up one run in seven innings on eight hits and a walk with four strikeouts. Jose Pirela singled to drive in Manuel Margot in the third inning.

Luis Perdomo (6-7, 4.95) starts tonight against Max Scherzer (12-5, 2.25) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.
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In the fifth inning of yesterday’s game, Chase d’Arnaud tried to steal third base with one out and Luis Torrens at the plate. This is the story of that play, as told by those most closely involved with it (all interviews may or may not be real).

Chase d’ArnaudI’m just trying to get to third base with one out. Look, love Torrens, but—this isn’t on the record, right?—there’s no way he’s getting a hit there. [laughs] I stole second just before that, and I thought I had a pretty good read on [Jacob] Turner, plus their third baseman was playing way off the bag. My job is to get to third so Torrens can drive me in just by putting the ball in the air. With Jhoulys Chacin on-deck, I’m thinking our best chance of scoring is for me to get to third ASAP. That’s all I’m thinking about. Well that and kicking my brother’s ass in some ping pong over the all-star break. [laughs]

Brian Goodwin: Yeah, I’ve had that happen a few times before. As soon as that ball’s hit, I’m just thinking catch it, catch it, catch it. It’s an easy two outs for my guy Turner there, and it helps us get out of the inning without any further damage. That guy’s a hard-nosed scrapper, but you can file that under “shit happens.”

Wilmer Difo: Don’t tell Goodwin, but he could have made a better throw there. Almost ate me up.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were were drinking.

The Padres (63-87) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (63-87), 3-2, in the first of three games at Petco Park last night.

Clayton Richard (3-3, 2.98) shutout the Diamondbacks for six and a third innings until Kyle Jensen tripled to drive in Yasmany Tomas and Phil Gosselin singled to score Jensen. Richard ended his night after that, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out two.

Braden Shipley (4-4, 5.49) gave up three runs (two earned) on six hits and a walk in four innings with three strikeouts. Wil Myers hit a solo home run to lead off the fourth inning and Alexi Amarista hit a two-run single with the bases loaded.

Tonight’s second game will have Paul Clemens (3-5, 4.94) taking the mound against Archie Bradley (7-9, 5.07) starting at 7:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (58-83) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (67-73) last night at Petco Park, 4-1, in the second game of four.

Luis Perdomo (7-9, 5.89) surrendered all four Rockies’ runs on eight hits and a walk in six and two-thirds inning while striking out four. Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run home run in the third inning with Tyler Chatwood on base. Chatwood tripled in the seventh inning, scoring Mark Reynolds and Daniel Descalso.

Chatwood (11-9, 3.82) struck out five in six and two-thirds innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk. Alex Dickerson hit a solo home run in the second inning. That was it.

Tonight will have Christian Friedrich (4-10, 4.99) taking the mound against Jon Gray (9-7, 4.51) starting at 5:40pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (50-66) scored fewer runs than the New York Mets (58-58) in eleven innings, 3-2, in the second of three games at Citi Field.

Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.03) pitched six innings, allowing one run on three hits and two walks while striking out two. Jose Reyes scored on a Neil Walker single in the first inning. In the seventh inning, Kelly Johnson‘s sacrifice fly drove in Wilmer Flores. Walker scored the winning run on a fielder’s choice by Flores in the eleventh inning.

Jacob deGrom (7-5, 2.30) gave up one run in seven innings on three hits and a walk with nine strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte hit a solo home run in the seventh inning. With two outs in the ninth inning, Wil Myers hit a game-tying solo home run.

Today’s series finale has Clayton Richard (0-1, 6.46) getting the start versus Steven Matz (8-8, 3.60). Game time is set for 10:10am PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (19-27) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (28-19) at AT&T Park, 1-0, in the first of three games last night.

Drew Pomeranz (4-4, 1.70) did not surrender a run in his seven innings, striking out four with two hits and four walks. Brandon Maurer pitched an inning of scoreless relief, with one hit and a walk. Brad Hand lost the game in the ninth inning. After Brandon Belt led off the inning with a single, Brandon Crawford struck out and Gregor Blanco popped up to Brett Wallace. Hunter Pence then hit a ball to shallow right field that was misplayed dropped just in front of Matt Kemp for a double, scoring Belt and giving the Giants the victory.

Johnny Cueto (7-1, 2.70) pitched another complete game — his third one against San Diego this season — giving up just two hits and no walks with six strikeouts. Kemp singled in the fourth inning. Alexei Ramirez was hit by a pitch and Alexi Amarista singled in the eighth inning. But that was it for Padres baserunners.

Tonight, Andrew Cashner (2-3, 4.93) comes off the disabled list and gets the start against Jeff Samardzija (6-2, 2.66) at 7:15pm PDT in the second game.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (58-62) scored more runs than the Atlanta Braves (53-66), 9-0, last night as Melvin Upton Jr. and Yangervis Solarte put on a power display.

That’s right. I said Melvin Upton Jr.

Matt Wisler (5-3, 4.65) pitched five innings in his first start against San Diego in a Braves’ uniform, giving up two runs on six hits and two walks with two strikeouts. In the third inning, Cory Spangenberg scored on a Matt Kemp sacrifice fly. The next inning, Upton Jr. had the first of his five RBI as he knocked in Derek Norris with a single.

In the sixth inning, after Wisler was pulled for David Aardsma, Justin Upton led off the inning with a double. Two outs later, Upton Jr. hit the first of his two two-run home runs. After an Alexi Amarista single and a Brett Wallace pinch-hit walk, Solarte hit a three-run home run.

In the seventh inning, Norris doubled to lead off the inning, and Upton Jr. then connected on a 1-0 pitch for his second two-run home run of the game, in almost the exact same spot in left-center field the first one landed.

James Shields (9-5, 3.74) pitched six innings, striking out seven with five hits and two walks. Odrisamer Despaigne pitched the seventh and eighth innings, giving up three hits. And Kevin Quackenbush pitched the ninth inning, surrendering a walk.

This afternoon at 12:40pm PDT, the Padres wrap up the series and try for the sweep. Tyson Ross (8-9, 3.40) gets the start while the Braves will send out Julio Teheran (8-6, 4.44).

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Let’s get this out of the way: The Padres aren’t firing Bud Black.

First, they (unnecessarily) exercised the club options on his contract for 2014 and 2015. He’s safe through at least this season. You’re excited, I can tell. Second, there’s no obvious replacement already on the coaching staff. Third, that’s baseball.

With that said, let’s have some fun with hypotheticals.

Let’s say the Padres get off to a bad start. I don’t mean just a terrible record (we’ve seen that), I’m talking shit body language and players openly questioning Bud’s leadership. Everybody loves Bud, so the latter may be a stretch*.

* It’s a hypothetical – let’s get crazy!

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